Nigerians Slam El-Rufai After He Threatened To Force Lagos Based Fake News Peddlers To Kaduna Trial

Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir – El-Rufai has incurred the wrath of Nigerians on social media after he reportedly stated he would force media houses based in Lagos authoring fake new, to face trial in Kaduna State.

El-Rufai is known for his intolerance towards news stories he considers fake; there have reported cases of him prosecuting those he adjudge fake news peddlers in the state.

This time the Governor warns being based outside Kaduna State will not save anyone who intends writing fake news about the state.

He said this at the launch of a book titled, ‘Digital Wealth”, by blogger, Japheth Omojuwa, in Abuja on Tuesday.


Reacting, Nigerians on social have slammed the former FCT ministers as a hypocrite and wasted no time in reminding the Governor of his antecedent in the business of fake news.

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